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The Weekend Post – Pretty INGLOT

Oooh I do love a bit of INGLOT, and even though they are borderline amazing they still seem to be a pretty underrated brand, don’t you think? I recommend them to people all the time and it’s usually met with ‘Oh I’ve never heard of them’ or a non-committal ‘I’ve never really searched out their products’. My answer to that is always well you should because they’re amaze! Indeed, I’ve blogged about some of their eyeshadow’s in the past and until now it was always the eyeshadow’s (and the incredible Freedom System) that got me. This time around however, I got my hands on some new beauties (as well as an eyeshadow palette, because let’s be honest – you can’t go in there and not get one!), namely some of their new offerings – Sleeks Cream and Colour Play Mascara.

Sleeks cream is for the lips and it’s an immensely pigmented, non-sticky lip cream – its definitely not a gloss as the formula is (unsurprisingly) super creamy and not at all sheer, which I love! I got shade 104 which is a hot coral bordering on orange shade.I also picked up one of their new Colour Play Mascara’s in purple. Now, I’ve had quite a lot of experience with colour mascara’s in the past and always found the formula either drying or flaky, or both (hello Benefit Bad Gal Blue Mascara). This formula however, (and I sort of knew INGLOT would get it right) is not like that at all. It’s like any other good quality mascara except it’s purple, and properly purple at that! It doesn’t flake either, hurrah!

 And of course, the eyeshadow palette. I really really love INGLOT eyeshadow’s, as do most people I know who have tried them out. Supremely pigmented with a vast colour selection to make any die-hard lipstick fan crossover to the other side, they never fail to make me feel a bit weak at the knees. They feel like butter to touch, and the colour that ends up on your eyes is pretty much exactly what you see in the pan. Anything else? Oh yes, at 2.7grams of product in each shadow (the square one’s above) they’re one of the biggest available in the makeup market and they’re much more affordable then a lot of the mid range brands around.

The palette I picked up was a ready-made one available in store, it’s part of their new range of summer shades and as far as I know is just known as the bronze palette. The shades are (above l-r); DS608, DS609, Pearl 606, Pearl 605 and Pearl 607. All are absolutely gorgeous and I’ve been wearing most of them rather obsessively for the last couple of weeks. And (you’ll be relieved to know) that that concludes my INGLOT gush-fest for today!

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  • Reply NotJustOnTheInside

    I love inglot ..there cream blush is amazing and i love there eyeshadows

    July 1, 2012 at 4:59 pm
    • Reply Simoneg

      Oooh I haven’t tried their cream blush yet would you believe! That’s next on the list so 🙂

      July 2, 2012 at 7:51 pm
  • Reply Strawbry_Blonde

    haha Inglot has just opened in Belfast & I’m loving what I’ve seen so far – need to go back for a proper play. The Freedom System is Genius!

    Nic x

    July 1, 2012 at 5:01 pm
    • Reply Simoneg

      IT IS! And pretty affordable too! So dangerous though, every time I go in there for an innocent look I come away with something 😉

      July 2, 2012 at 7:50 pm
  • Reply Dee

    Oh my god. That is STUNNING…!

    July 1, 2012 at 6:24 pm
    • Reply Simoneg

      I know, right? I loooooooove INGLOT!

      July 2, 2012 at 7:51 pm
  • Reply MakeupOverMind

    So jealous. I need monies to make a trip to Inglot…I want to make a proper day of it when I go. Hence, I haven’t been yet! 🙁

    July 1, 2012 at 9:54 pm
    • Reply Simoneg

      Where’s the nearest one at home? Is it in Limerick?

      July 2, 2012 at 7:50 pm
  • Reply Victoria_CosmeticCravings

    Love the look of the palette. Wish I had an Inglot near me. The mascara sounds fab too, x

    July 2, 2012 at 12:32 am
    • Reply Simoneg

      Where are you based Victoria? You can order online now from them depending on what country you’re living in x

      July 2, 2012 at 7:52 pm
      • Reply Victoria_CosmeticCravings

        Ooh didn’t know you could order online now, thanks! I’m off for a look now x

        July 2, 2012 at 10:33 pm
  • Reply missmeisy

    Lovelovelooove!! But their sleeks cream isn’t new. They’ve had it for a while now. It’s a dream to apply, and it’s the one thing I make sure I don’t leave the house without! =)
    Ohhhh, especially if I’m going to a party. It’s that easy to apply!! Particularly so when not completely sober =P

    July 2, 2012 at 2:34 pm
    • Reply Simoneg

      Ah really? It’s just come out here! It is pretty fab, the colour payoff is amaze! x

      July 2, 2012 at 7:52 pm

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